Dornfeld Family History

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Dornfeld Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a field where thorn bushes grew, from Middle High German, Middle Low German dorn ‘thorn’ + velt ‘open country’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Kornfeld, Cornfield, Sternfeld, Hausfeld, Grunfeld, Denfeld, Bernfeld

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Dornfeld Family Origin

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Dornfeld Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Doctor

    17%
  • Machinest

    17%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Doctor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dornfeld. The most common Dornfeld occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Dornfeld's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dornfeld family was Machinest.

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Dornfeld Historical Records

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Dornfeld Life Expectancy

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